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for a legal framework for himself, for his c.i. dreaktor john brennan and for future -- c.i.a. director john brennan and for future directors. what happened this week was the rules began to become public. and i think that that has been a very valuable debate because it will provide a platform for us and every other country. chris: what was the reaction by the pentagon the fact we have rules already. the rules are it has to be imminent attack, the person has to be involved in imminent strikes against the united states, and we can't bring him or her to trial and they do have protocols. >> there's a lot of murkiness within an attack. it's a very murky definition, and what defines an imminent attack. i wanted to talk about class value damage which is civilian casualties and i think, yes, the drones do save american lives but there's a lot of -- there's a lot of civilian casualties and they're not as accurate all the time as the pentagon or c.i.a. says. we heard a story this week about a very brave cleric in yemen who stood up in his mosque and denounced al qaeda, two days later some al qaeda guy
as cia director and yesterday republicans blocked the vote to confirm chuck hagel as secretary of defense. democrats could try to get him confirmed today with a simple majority. >> unfortunately very few things on capitol hill are simple. >>> questions surrounding the crew of a tall ship that sank during hurricane sandy. let you know what crew members are now saying about the captain. >>> plus a gift for a bay area high school where a multimillion dollar contribution is coming from. >>> we're just a week away from the start of spring ball down at cactus league baseball for those world champion giants. today we'll get a sneak peek at all the swag for you hard core fans. >>> another high tech ipo. it's got confetti and everything. >>> and our early spring break is short lived. from mid-70s today to low 50s next week. >>> well, two crew members aboard a tall ship that sank during superstorm sandy will now be testifying before a federal safety panel today. one crew member aboard the hms bounty died and the captain was never found. testimony by others have shown the ship's captain decided to s
could. the comes after a week after john brennen confirmed as the head of cia. during his confirmation hearing he faced quite a bit of criticism about his use of drone slacks. >>> tuesday night, president obama will deliver his state of the union address. nbc's peter alexander reports that the economy will be the president's major theme. heading into his fifth annual address, they say mr. obama will focus on jobs and the economy, echoing familiar themes about strenght the strengthening the middle class. >> oefsh economy grows when everybody is getting a fair shot and shake. >> reporter: he will emphasize the value of spending on education to give americans the skill they need. infrastructure like roads, research, including clean energy technology and manufacturing. the inauguration was more about the underdog. if this is about people that have already made it but the american dream is fading and he's got their backs. >> reporter: adding to the urgency of tuesday's speech, the looming zi sequester deadlines that from march 1th in across the board cuts are start to take effect. >> it cou
's done exactly the same thing. >> reporter: during john brennan's cia confirmation hearings the nominee refused to divulge to congress details of the covert programs. but here are some of the facts. drone attacks in pakistan over the last decade compiled by the new america foundation, the total number of strikes fewer than 20 under president bush. president obama has taken office, they've numbered in the hundreds with little oversight outside of the executive branch. >> if president bush were behind the targeted killing policies, there would be outcries of outrage and yet here we have a politically tricky situation because it's a member of their own party. be abdicating policies that are more in the dark and more aggressive. >> it is also noted public opinion has changed and we don't see such methods of interrogation and wiretapping as issues anymore. no matter how you dissect the question, the fact remains president obama has maintained near complete secrecy over a lethal program while continuing many of the policies of his predecessors. the poll is spot on. i'm sam brock and that's to
was with the cia and navy s.e.a.l.s and he's -- he got a call from a very high official in washington. >> absolutely convinced? >> a couple of hours later saying it was your guy. >> this guy says he was the last one to see osama bin laden alive. here is what he says in the interview. i shot him two times in the forehead. the second time as he was going down. he crumpled on the floor in front of his bed. i hit him again. his tongue was out. i watched him take his last breath and i remember, is this the best thing i've ever done or the worst thing i've ever done? >> think about that. this is what you've just done. you've just killed the world's most wanted terrorist and you have to consider, was this bad or was this good? the good was that he felt he was doing this for the people of new york, for the country. for the s.e.a.l.s. and the bad thing, of course, was the security issue among other things. >> he signs up for four more months and then he leaves the s.e.a.l.s four years short of his 20-year pension time. >> right. >> now this is really the gist of your article, by the way. he fe
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